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Air Buddies (2006)

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When dad BUDDY and mom MOLLY are dognapped, their five adorable pups, the AIR BUDDIES, must save the day...


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cascy Beddow ...
Kelly Chapek ...
Jarvis Dashkewytch ...
Bartleby Livingstone (as Tyler Guerrero)
Housekeeper (as Irene Karas)
Ellen Kennedy ...
Steve Makaj ...
Stuart Malinowski ...
Jaimie Mortimer-Lamb ...


When dad BUDDY and mom MOLLY are dognapped, their five adorable pups, the AIR BUDDIES, must save the day...

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They Shoot. They Score. They TALK!


Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Air Buddies - Cuccioli alla riscossa  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Sniffer is Don Knotts' last role. See more »


When the buddies are at the movie theater, 101 Dalmatians is playing. When they go into the projection booth, the movie is at the part where the puppies are just born, near the beginning of the movie. As they walk in front of the projection, it skips to the end where the puppies are trying to escape Cruella. See more »


Budderball: Do you guys smell that? I must be smell-ucinating!
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Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: In Loving Memory Of Don Knotts and Patrick Cranshaw See more »


Referenced in Ugly Betty: The Fall Issue (2009) See more »


We Are Family
Written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers
Performed by Jordan Pruitt
Produced by Keith Thomas for Levosia Entertainment
Courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc.
Under license from Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corporation obo Bernard's Other Music and Sony/ATV Songs LLC
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The kids will like it
17 December 2006 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

The movie is cute, and no doubt one the kids will like. As an adult, I found it harmless and watchable. My three children 6-11 enjoyed it a lot. I loved Michael Clark Duncan as a voice talent. I could have listened to him and the character he played all night. Other actors did not seem as polished, allow Wallace Shawn and Debra Jo Rupp were good as expected. There is not as much action with the dogs playing sports, however. The movie (no spoilers) is about Air Buds 5 puppies and how they are kidnapped. The bumbling kidnappers foil everything, but Air Bud and his "Dog Wife" (a subdued Molly Shannon) head out to rescue their pups along with two middle school age boys. The movie seemed to borrow quite heavily from the live action Disney's 101 Dalmatians. All in all, it's still a nice way to have a family night.

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